Yid Parenting: Living In The Present

Question:  Now that Chanukah is over, my wife and I want to vent. What is going on with this world? Why do kids need presents and parties all day? Chanukah...

Tragedy Darkens the Light in Monsey: Responding Responsibly to Your Family

By Rabbi Dr. Dovid Fox Director, Project Chai, Chai Lifeline A quiet neighborhood in Monsey has been shaken by an attack that one would never anticipate. A family home, a rabbinic...

In the Candles’ Shadows

By Malkie Hirsch Chanukah was never that joyful time in our house. When I was nine years old, I remember hearing a phone ring in the middle of the night. I...

Dating Forum: Are We Too Different for a Match?

  Question I’m in a relationship with a guy and we really love each other, but I’m worried about how different we are and if it can work out if we...

Mindbiz: My Father Doesn’t Like My Stepson

  Dear Esther, After being a single mother for seven years, I finally remarried a nice man. I’m grateful that I found someone wonderful. For a long while, I thought it...

Yid Parenting: On the Right Track

  My wife and I are a bit confused because our son is being tracked in middle school. The yeshiva puts boys in 6th grade into one of two classes,...

Dating Forum: My Parents Are Micromanaging My Dating

  Question I am a 27-year-old guy, and my dad is ready to ship me off to another planet because he doesn’t know how to handle me. He thinks I should...

Malkie Hirsch: Along For The Ride

By Malkie Hirsch As I sat with Jamie over lunch, the conversation veered from upcoming work projects to family and her life after aliyah to my life as a single...

Mindbiz: Grandparents Compete Over Their Only Grandchild

  Dear Esther, My husband and I have been married for four years and have a one-year-old son. Our son, Yitzchok, is the only grandchild of my parents and in-laws. I...

Yid Parenting: Screaming For Help

  My question is regarding screaming. More often than not, I find myself raising my voice when dealing with the kids, and I’ve noticed that my husband does the same....
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Mnuchin to Lead U.S. Delegation to Auschwitz for 75th Anniversary

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin will lead the U.S. delegation to Poland for the ceremonies surrounding the 75th anniversary of the...

Moroccan King’s Visit to Jewish Center Hailed by Community Leaders

The king of Morocco this week visited a center dedicated to the heritage of Moroccan Jews where he received a blessing from the chief...

SKA Reunion in Israel

  The annual Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls Israel alumnae reunion is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year. At the...

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